10 Worst Things about Facebook [Part 2]

Welcome to part 2 of the 10 worst things about Facebook that you should keep an eye out for (read part 1):

1. Want to be friends?

Maybe we can handle a few companies asking us to be “friends” on Facebook, but it never ends there! You go into you Facebook account and find friend requests from companies you have never bought from, or even worse, you have never heard of!

2. Hackers alert!

Don’t you just hate it when you get those messages from your Facebook friends that their account has been hacked and they have a new one you should follow them on? I mean I really don’t know which accounts are real and which are fake any more!

Hacking Facebook is easy!

Hacking Facebook accounts is easy!

3. Never ending quizzes:

Every day, one of your friends decides to take a quiz and almost always in involves you. But the problem is, although they are annoying, they are addictive too and a great way to waste time!

10 Worst Things about Facebook [Part 1]

I have recently deactivated my Facebook account and, frankly, I feel a relief I never experienced since I set up my Facebook account sometime back in 2007.

Therefore, I will be sharing with you the 10 worst things about Facebook that you should keep an eye out for:

1. Where is our money?

As you know, Facebook has around 500 millions users and is valued at 65 billion dollars – which means that each of our memberships has added $130 to Zuckerberg’s bank account. What do we get in return? A big fat nothing!

2. Who remembers us, really?

Every birthday, you get loads and loads of short Facebook messages on your wall wishing you a happy birthday. You do realize that the only reason why most of them “remember” is Facebook’s notifications. Don’t you?

Facebook's birthday notifications

Facebook's birthday notifications

3. Replies galore:

Whenever you post anything on your wall, people jump right in offering advice, making judgments and acting like they know better. Your one sentence status update is followed by manifestos of related and unrelated comments which usually drive you insane!

Lovely-Faces.com Imports 250,000 Facebook Profiles Without Permission!

Lovely-Faces.com seems to have learned from the best and decided to follow Mark’s footsteps by scraping 250,000 Facebook profiles!

The Social Network: Where Are They Now?

The Social Network has been recieved extremely well by critics across the boar, earning a 97% from Rotten Tomato and being compared to classics such as ‘Citizen Kane’ and ‘Rashomon’ . The movie is superbly directed and script is impeccably written, and hell even Justin Timberlake gave a solid performance in his role of Napster creator Sean Parker. But after watching the movie – which you should if you haven’t – you are left with two lingering questions, how true are the events depicted in the movie and what happened to all those people?

Facebook Shutting Down in March: Fact or Rumor?

Facebook Shutting Down in March: Fact or Rumor?

Facebook's Zuckerberg!

Mark Zuckerberg announced that Facebook will be shut down in March. Managing the site has become too stressful.

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What Is It Like to Work With Facebook & Zuck?

What Is It Like to Work With Facebook & Zuck?

We have all heard about how it feels like to work in Google and how Google is the trend setter of creating the perfect environment for creativity and employee retention. But Facebook is different, rarely have we ever heard about how it feels like to work with Mike Zuckerberg, a company that employs more than a 1000 able people must...

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Blippy: Could This Insanity Have a Purpose?

Blippy: Could This Insanity Have a Purpose?

What did you buy today?

Well privacy in the new social age is a very illusive ideal. Some people, like one Mark Zuckerberg, think that privacy is dead but even they try to reclaim their own private space! With Blippy privacy is not just dead, privacy has been dug up from its grave chopped up, processed and sold as piranha food.

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Quirky headlines of 2010… so far

Quirky headlines of 2010… so far

What the Bill?

It always brings a smile to everyone to read those amusing and sometimes weird occurrences in the world of social media. It seems that 2010 has started out strong, so far, with a lot of news really bringing a smile, or a smirk, to many...

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Facebook Apologizes for their Privacy screw-up… kind of!

Facebook Apologizes for their Privacy screw-up… kind of!

Facebook's "better" privacy means less privacy!

It's clear that Facebook's understanding of privacy is whatever serves their agenda the best. This time it was opening a many profiles as possible to the public - including search engines.

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Facebook’s Zuckerberg Gets Bitten by His Own Creation: 596 Pictures Revealed!

Facebook’s Zuckerberg Gets Bitten by His Own Creation: 596 Pictures Revealed!

The day of retribution has arrived! Facebook's creator Mark Zuckerberg had a taste of his own medicine. After having only 1 picture for public viewing the privacy changes allowed Facebook users access to 596 pictures of him.

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